Funding Opportunities Available for RI Researchers

There are several funding opportunities available right now for Rhode Island Investigators! 

The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), along with the other participating NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) announce the availability of administrative supplements to IDeA awards to expand research and research capacity in the IDeA states to address important issues of women’s health across the lifespan.

The proposed research must be within the scope of the parent grant and must address at least one of the strategic goals of the 2019-2023 Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Women's Health Research  "Advancing Science for the Health of Women."

Please click here for more details on eligibility and details on how to apply. The application deadline is October 17, 2022. 

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. Candidates should have a track record of conducting high quality research and an interest in pursuing a significant shift in their trajectories as researchers. The Foundation is focused on youth ages 5 to 25 in the United States. This program funds research that increases understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes; and strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. Researchers interested in applying for a William T. Grant Scholars Award must select one focus area:

  •  Reducing inequality in youth outcomes, or
  •  Improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people. 

Brown based researchers interested in this opportunity should carefully review the OVPR LS: Wm. T. Grant Scholars webpage and submit requested materials in pdf format to by the internal deadline of 12 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Researchers not affiliated with Brown: Please note that the external application date is Wednesday, July 6, 2022. More details can be found here.

The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) is announcing an opportunity for research project funding!

Applicants must hold a faculty-equivalent position at the time of funding and be eligible for NIH funding but not yet have received R01-level funding or the equivalent. Successful applications will propose transformative research into stress, trauma, and resilience, broadly construed, and will leverage the Community Collaborative (CC) and Technology, Assessment, Data, and Analysis (TADA) Cores in their proposed project.

The STAR COBRE is soliciting Letters of Intent due Friday, April 29th from interested applicants. 

Please click here to view the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Contact Gayle Fraser for more information.